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Arizona Wildcat soccer

Cats in command: UA opens season with resounding win

Coming off a back injury, Arizona Wildcats striker Gabi Stoian was involved in three of Arizona's four goals against Abilene Christian. The home team shut out the visiting Wildcats to kick off their regular season.... Read more»

Weed Rush

Tribes wait to jump into weed rush

While Native American tribes can decide whether to legalize marijuana on tribal lands, many are concerned about possible repercussions from the government. ... Read more»

Arizona soccer

Wildcats start season against Wildcats

No matter what happens at Mulcahy Stadium on Friday night, the Wildcats will come away with a victory. It’s not as bold of a prediction as you might think. The Arizona Wildcats will face off with the Abilene Christian Wildcats in the first regular-season match for both teams.... Read more»

Arizona Wildcat Soccer

No. 19 BYU defeats Arizona 3-2 in friendly match

The University of Arizona women’s soccer team traveled to Provo, Utah, to play in a friendly match against No. 19 BYU on Saturday, and the Cougars came away with a 3-2 victory.... Read more»

Small UA program produces big results in horse racing industry

The well-dressed horse trainer with the signature white hair and dark sunglasses who was the darling of the sports media this spring got his start in the racing industry in the most unlikely of places. Before Bob Baffert trained the first Triple Crown winner in 47 years, he cultivated his tradecraft in Tucson.... Read more»


Sentinel editor joins in pressing Obama on transparency

In my role as head of a national group of local indie publishers, I signed onto a letter to President Obama urging changes to federal government policies that restrict reporters — and you — from learning what leaders and regulators are doing.... Read more»

UA digs into mining law with new center

A Global Mining Law Center is being set up at the University of Arizona's law school as "an interdisciplinary unit that will educate lawyers, miners and others involved with the huge and complex global mining industry."... Read more»

Cochise Regional Hospital set to close after Medicare cut off funding

The government cut off Medicare payments this month to Cochise Regional Hospital in Douglas. Officials have gone to court to restore funding, saying the facility will have to close without it, but federal authorities said that four surveys of the facility found “continuing, serious problems with basic nursing care.”... Read more»1

FC Tucson Women seal draw with SeaLions

Despite owning the ball for much of the match, a familiar problem afflicted the FC Tucson Women on Friday night as they played San Diego SeaLions at Kino Stadium: what smart soccer observers call finishing. The match ended in a scoreless draw.... Read more»

Meat and Steele at Smokin' Showdown fundraiser

Barbecue brisket, beer and live music on the plaza of Hotel Congress on Saturday will be the attractions at a fundraiser for the Steele Children's Research Center. Seven local chefs will vie for the title of the Old Pueblo’s Pitmaster, and support the search for effective treatments for pediatric cancer and diabetes.... Read more»

UA launches collaborative center with Mexican university

The University of Arizona is setting up a center in Tucson "focused on fostering collaborative research" with the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, officials said Thursday.... Read more»

Read the poetry of Juan Felipe Herrera

Selected excerpts from the works of Juan Felipe Herrera, the first Chicano to be named the U.S. poet laureate. The appointment of the author, who is published by the University of Arizona Press, was announced Wednesday. Poems included are from "Border-Crosser with a Lamborghini Dream" and "Half of the World in Light."... Read more»

UA Press author Herrera is first Chicano appointed U.S. poet laureate

Juan Felipe Herrera, the son of migrant workers who has penned more than a dozen collections of poetry, along with numerous short stories, novels and works for children, was named the U.S. poet laureate Wednesday. Herrera, whose primary publisher is the University of Arizona Press, is the first Chicano to be named the national poet.... Read more»

What the Devil won't tell you

Tuition in Arizona is unconstitutional ... suckers!

The UA is putting a bow on the crapsicle they have to package for students and faculty after the Legislature slashed campus budgets yet again. Even an ironclad case that Arizona's charging university tuition doesn't fit the constitutional requirement that education be "as nearly free as possible" falls apart because the law interprets "free" and "possible" mean "little as want to" or "wombat." ... Read more»

Burney Starks, educator and Juneteenth organizer, dies

Burney Starks, a longtime educator at Pueblo High School, died Sunday. Starks was known for his many community activities, especially for being the driving force behind Tucson's Juneteenth celebrations. Update: Viewing and services set for Friday and Saturday, June 12-13. ... Read more»1

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